Best of Philly

Best Kids' Party Venue

2013 Best Kids' Parties

Linvilla Orchards

You get pizza, lemonade or cider, cake, coloring books, a hayride, animal feeding, and an entrance to Linvilla's all-wooden playground. Season allowing, ask for a pick-you-own add-on, so each kid gets to go home with some handpicked fruits and veggies.

137 West Knowlton Road, Media, PA | 610-876-7116 | Website

2013 Best Smith Memorial Playground and Playhouse

Smith Memorial Playground and Playhouse

3500 Reservoir Drive, Philadelphia, PA Website

You get a party room (best for kids five and under) or porch (10 and under) and access to the charming 24,000-square-foot playhouse and six-and-a-half-acre […] Read more »

2013 Best Allens Lane Art Center

Allens Lane Art Center

3500 Reservoir Drive, Philadelphia, PA Website

You get a party for creative tykes, featuring musical or child-friendly theatrical performances tailored to your kid’s age and likes. Bring everything you need for […] Read more »

2013 Best Clearview Anthony Wave

Clearview Anthony Wave

109 West Lancaster Avenue, Wayne, PA Website

You get a private screening of whatever kiddie movie is playing, unlimited popcorn and soda, and your offspring’s name on the big marquee out front. […] Read more »

2013 Best Sky Zone Indoor Trampoline Park

Sky Zone Indoor Trampoline Park

122 Mill Road, Oaks, PA Website

You get shoe rentals, one hour of private jump time on the extreme trampolines, pizzas, cake, invitations. Any kids who wants to jump must have […] Read more »

2012 Best Stars on the Move

Stars on the Move


Clowns, magicians and Chuck E. Cheese’s are so 20th-century. For your little birthday honoree, go with this portable, inflatable planetarium service, which can be set […] Read more »

2011 Best Lore’s Chocolates

Lore’s Chocolates

34 South 7th Street, Philadelphia, PA Website

You might think that letting a passel of eight-year-olds make their own sweets and then stuff themselves silly is a waste of the city’s greatest […] Read more »